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The relationship between student’s leadership development and the role in which peer support enhances it, creates a phenomenon which is experienced at the University of Dayton. The concept of Propinquity explains peer support as a catalyst within a student’s leadership development and provides insight for their various leadership skills and competencies. This research looks at University Dayton students' leadership competencies and strength of peer support through quantitative analyses of an online survey. Results offer insights for college professional staff and administrators in leadership programming.

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Graduate Research

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Nasser Razek

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Counselor Education and Human Services


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